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Salt River, Arizona
Salt River, 2014
Salt River, 2014
Salt River is located in Arizona
Salt River
Salt River
Location within the state of Arizona
Salt River is located in the US
Salt River
Salt River
Salt River (the US)
Coordinates: 33°28′00″N 111°51′51″W / 33.46667°N 111.86417°W / 33.46667; -111.86417
SALT RIVER ARIZONA Latitude and Longitude:

33°28′00″N 111°51′51″W / 33.46667°N 111.86417°W / 33.46667; -111.86417
CountryUnited States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Elevation1,220 ft (372 m)
Time zone UTC-7 ( Mountain (MST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)480
GNIS feature ID 44982

Salt River is a populated place situated in Maricopa County, Arizona. [2] It has an estimated elevation of 1,220 feet (370 m) above sea level. Named after the Salt River on the north bank of which it is situated, east of Phoenix and near Lehi. The post office opened in 1912 and was originally named Saltriver, but was changed to the two-word version when the post office moved to Scottsdale in 1916. [1] [3] [4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Salt River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Salt River (in Maricopa County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Barnes, Will Croft (2016). Arizona Place Names. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. p. 378. ISBN  0816534950.
  4. ^ "Post Offices, Arizona, Maricopa County". Postalhistory.com. Retrieved March 5, 2017.